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Department of Veterans Affairs seeks contractor info on blockchain use for data sharing, supply chain optimizing

advertisement The US Department of Veterans Affairs has laid out some specific areas that blockchain tech could be applied to its services.  According to a presolicitation notice published on November 26, the VA identified several areas in which the technology could be applied to its services. A presolicitation typically means that a government agency is probing contractor interest and viability in a particular project. “Specific task will focus on: (1) secure data sharing across institutions; (2) supply chain optimization; (3) …

Mapping out New York’s blockchain ecosystem

November 22, 2021, 4:44PM EST • 29 min read Quick Take New York City’s crypto/blockchain ecosystem has developed significantly over the past few years, seeing notable growth in DeFi and Gaming/NFT projects and companies. To engage in cryptocurrency activities a business must possess a BitLicense which is issued by the NYSDFS (New York State Department of Financial Services). The block has identified 20 verticals which includes 248 blockchain related companies and protocols. Given the sheer amount of growth and significance …